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Hawaiian Airlines expands B717-fleet by two additional aircraft

Hawaiian Airlines stated on July 21st 2016, that an agreement was reached for two additional Boeing 717-aircraft. Both aircraft will be delivered in early 2017 and the aircraft will allow Hawaiian Airlines „to add capacity during peak travel periods“.

Both aircraft will be leased for six years and both frames are currently in service with Volotea Airlines.

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#HawaiianAirlines adds up to ten seats into their #B717s

There are reports that Hawaiian Airlines plans to install new (thinner) seats into their Boeing 717s with the aim to put up to ten additional seats into each aircraft for a new capacity of 128 seats. The current configuration is for 118/123 passengers.

Here  is an article:

http://www.staradvertiser.com/news/breaking/20141203_Hawaiian_joins_other_airlines_in_adding_seats.html?id=284634971

Hawaiian Airlines checks ten #B717s after reports of corrosion

Inspectors of the FAA discovered corrosion on two Boeing 717-aircraft of Hawaiian Air. As a precautionary measure, Hawaiian Air decided to check eight additional 717 for potential corrosion on panels under the wings.  It´s important to know that the FAA asked Hawaiian Air to take a closer look at the problems of two aircraft and the voluntary measure by Hawaiian Airlines to check eight other aircraft.

Approx. 40 flights were delayed or cancelled as a result of the inspections. Some B717-flights were substituted with far bigger Boeing 767s to cope with a higher demand of passengers due to the inspection showed that the other aircraft were not affected by corrosion-problems.

Hawaiian Airlines´s inter-island services are mainly operated by 18 Boeing 717s.